Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

January 2002


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 01/16/2002. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


Argentina is a country known to many Nebraskans as a kindred prairie-based producer of beef, corn, soybeans and wheat -- a friendly but tough customer for some of our agricultural inputs, a competitor in world agricultural markets. The collapse of the Argentine economy is therefore of some interest to Nebraskans. What happened, and what does it mean for us?